Dr. Anthony Ortmann
- Ph.D., Tulane University, 2007
- M.A., Tulane University, 2004
- B.A., Southern Illinois University, 1995
My research interests are based primarily in North American archaeology with a geographical and temporal specialization in the prehistory of the southeastern United States. I am especially interested in the interaction of humans with their environments and the production and maintenance of cultural landscapes. I have a broad range of analytical interests with particular emphasis on the application of geoarchaeological principles, such as geophysical surveying and geomorphology, in the reconstruction of past human lifeways.
- ARC 556/656 (EES 556/656) – Geophysical Surveying Applications in Archaeology
- ARC 357 – Lithic Analysis
- ARC 330 – North American Archaeology
- ANT 329 – North American Indians
- ARC 321 – Ancient Civilizations
- ARC 302 – Archaeological Field Work
- ARC 150 – Introduction to Archaeology
- ANT 140 – Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
- Ortmann, Anthony L., and Caroline Schmidt, in press. Investigating the Function of an Archaic Period Earthwork Using Microartifacts. Southeastern Archaeology.
- Spivey, S. Margaret, Tristram R. Kidder, Anthony L. Ortmann, and Lee J. Arco, 2015. Pilgrimage to Poverty Point? In The Archaeology of Events: Cultural Change and Continuity in the Pre-Columbian Southeast, edited by Zackary I. Gilmore and Jason M. Donoughue. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.
- Ortmann, Anthony L., and Tristram R. Kidder, 2013. Building Mound A at Poverty Point: Implications for Hunter-Gatherer Social Organization. Geoarchaeology: An International Journal 28:66-86.
- Homsey, Lara K., Anthony L. Ortmann, and Kit W. Wesler, 2012. Integrating Community Service Learning into the Murray State University Archaeology Program. Journal of Kentucky Archaeology 1(2):39-51.
- Ortmann, Anthony L., 2010. Placing the Poverty Point Mounds in Their Temporal Context. American Antiquity 75(3):657-678.
- Kidder, Tristram R., Anthony L. Ortmann, and E. Thurman Allen, 2004. Testing Mounds B and E at Poverty Point. Southeastern Archaeology 23(1):98-113.